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Would You Consider Striking on PAARC Testing Day?

According to a Standard Times, the schools Superintendent believes New Bedford parents, teachers and students "need to embrace" Parcc testing or feel the pain courtesy of the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education...

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David Lee

Baseball and Beer

The umpire will be shouting "play ball" soon at New Bedford's Paul White field. What goes better than baseball, hot dogs, popcorn, peanuts and a nice cold one...

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Jon Faria/TSM

School Committee Votes To Not Send Test Opt-Out Information To Parents

While New Bedford students won't be forced to take MCAS or PARCC tests, they also won't be told they can opt out.

At Monday's meeting, the New Bedford School Committee voted to not send parents information about their right to refuse standardized testing for their child...

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When It Comes To Refusing Standardized Tests, Should Students Have Rights? [Poll]

The tallies are unofficial, but we are getting a better idea on how New Bedford School Committee members feel about affirming free speech as a fundamental right for members in the educational atmosphere...

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Opt Out New Bedford-Brian’s Beat Commentary [Video]

Two New Bedford School Committee members are working on a resolution to allow students along with their families the right to opt out of high stakes tests, like MCAS and PARCC...

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If Amherst-Pelham Can Opt-Out, New Bedford Should Be Able to Refuse

A quaint gathering at the downtown New Bedford library, A UMass-Dartmouth Education Professor delivering much more than promised. Dr. Ricardo Rosa bringing to light a release, last week, by the Amherst-Pelham School District...

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A Local Stake Holder Has Had It With Durkin

One Local Stake Holder tells Brian about some of the recommendations, and her feelings about New Bedford Schools Superintendent Pia Durkin's dinner plans...

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Who Really Controls New Bedford Government Schools?

New Bedford School Committee man Chris Cotter comes in to the Brian's Beat studio. The hot topic is the lack of control New Bedford residents, taxpayers, families and the elected school committee have over their schools

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photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

School Committee To Tackle Hay-Mac Turnaround Plan

The New Bedford School Committee is expected to take steps Monday night, attempting to improve academic achievement at the struggling Hayden-McFadden Elementary School...

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How many New Bedford Elementary Students Have Emotional Problems?

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